RGGI for Pennsylvania? Are You Kidding, Governor?

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  RGGI for Pennsylvania? Well, that’s what Governor Tom Wolf wants, but it makes no sense at all when you look at the facts on and what we’ve done without it. Tom Wolf wants us in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a multi-state group designed to produce as

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Court Finds Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea Clawless and Toothless

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has found Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea wasn’t a credible witness in a case ginned up by the Heinz Endowments. He’s clawless! Two and one-half years ago we ran a guest post from our buddy Jim Willis about how Heinz Endowments shills such as the Clean

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Trump Talks Energy Progress at the New York Economic Club

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. . .. President Donald Trump made some interesting remarks at the New York Economic Club last week and laid out the Trump vision of energy progress, which is pro-shale. Last week, President Trump delivered a pro-energy speech at the Economic Club

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – November 9, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. How NOT to Influence People and Win Friends This may be the tipping point for over-the-top, jump-the-shark, wolf crying by those trying

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Sound Bite Green Policies Don’t Reduce Emissions; Natural Gas Does

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Natural gas has reduced emissions in a big way, but sound bite energy policies focused solely on renewables haven’t says PA Democrat Senator John Yudichak. Democrat State Senator John Yudichak represents Carbon and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania. He is a staunch friend of the trades and a fan

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Wind Turbine Disposal Issue Shows There’s No Free Renewables Lunch

 ... … … Shocker! Getting rid of an old wind turbine is proving to be quite an issue and a high expense, showing renewables are neither free nor especially green. In Minnesota, Xcel Energy estimates conservatively that it will cost $532,000 (in 2019 dollars) to decommission each of its wind turbines—a total cost of $71 million to decommission the 134

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Offshore Wind, The Green Energy Scam for All Time

Paul DriessenCommittee For A Constructive Tomorrow …. ….  Offshore wind is a major scam. It makes no economic sense whatsoever, requires massive support infrastructure, disturbs oceans and accomplishes little. Can anti-fossil fuel policies based on climate crisis alarmism possibly get any more insane than this? In what might be described as a pre-Halloween trick of

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The Scary, Ludicrous and Simply Wrong Predictions of Neo-Malthusians

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. . .. Neo-Malthusians have wrecked havoc with environmental and energy policies. The failure of their outrageous predictions to come true has only emboldened them. Are free-market optimists the dumb ones who jump off tall buildings and report that everything

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LNG Terminals Being Built Everywhere to Accept Natural Gas!

 ... … … LNG terminals are being built across the world to accept natural gas. They can get it from Australia, Russia or us. Who will it be? Us we hope and expect. At a recent natural gas conference, some attendees indicated that international natural gas demand would continue to grow at a double-digit rate due to

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Rockefeller Family Invests in Upstate Green Coal Project

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  The Rockefeller is making something old new again as it seeks to revive Upstate New York, especially the Catskills and Adirondacks, with green coal. Upstate New York is desperate. It faces economic oblivion from New York’s high taxes and blue state energy policies that amount to doing absolutely

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 26, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Natural Gas and Solar Power: Together at Last Our friend Dan Markind has a great piece in Forbes on the blending of

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Colorado Health Agency Uses Pseudo-Science Modeling to Trash Fracking

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A Colorado health agency, under the thumb of a fractivist governor, is using air quality modeling, with no connection to reality, to trash oil and gas. What do you call a “study” that includes this? Two aspects of the modeling need to be understood, and they are 1.

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Tom Wolf’s New Carbon Tax Proposal Is All Pain and No Gain

Gregory WrightstoneGeologist and author of “Inconvenient Facts” .. … Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is trying to implement a new carbon tax by fiat, enrolling the Commonwealth in a green scam that has done nothing for climate. Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf’s executive action to impose a Cap and Trade system on carbon dioxide emissions is easily

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German Energy System A Disaster. New Climate Plan Will Make It Worse.

 ... … … The German Energy system is in free-fall disaster shape and the folks who brought about the Energiewende now what to double-down on green foolishness. Germany’s Energiewende, or German energy transition to renewables, is leading to an insecure supply of energy and is affecting the nation’s economy. Germany plans on phasing out all its nuclear

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Keep It in the Ground? Well, Then, This Is What to Expect.

Keep It Grounded In Fact(American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)      Keep it in the ground say fractivists and other environmental extremists, but we’ve just gotten a glimpse of that future and it’s anything but pretty. If you’ve ever wondered what life would be like if Extinction Rebellion and the other “Keep It in the

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